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Recently we’ve had the great pleasure of chatting with Joana Paiva, the inventor and founder of the technology behind the startup iLoF - intelligent Lab on Fiber - a Portuguese/UK startup based on Photonics and Artificial Intelligence that helps to accelerate and scale clinical trials through the development of novel tools for patients stratification and we’d like to tell you about it. Main topics covered: 👶 How the interest in technology came about 🚀 Working at a startup 🥇 Recipe to be in 30 under 30 in Forbes 🔥 AI to build a cloud-based library of disease biomarkers and biological profiles Time notes: [ 04:30 ] The story of the startup iLof began at the University [ 13:31 ] Interested in the technology world and her career path “When I was 8 years old, my dad bought the computer and I was very enthusiastic” [ 19:47 ] Working at a startup “It has pros and cons, the most important cross is the possibility of having new ideas every day” [ 22:06 ] What is a recipe to be in 30 under 30 in Forbes [ 26:39 ] AI to build a cloud-based library of disease biomarkers and biological profiles [ 33:14 ] Why the focus on Alzheimer's diseases [ 41:05 ] What is the purpose of iLoF [ 41:49 ] Which Venture capital is supporting iLoF [ 43:42 ] Skills expected from people to work at iLoF “biomedical engineers, physics engineers, software engineers (automatizations, IoT, data protection), biologists…” [ 50:05 ] Recommendations for young companies who want to start their business in biotechnology “At the end: Don't be afraid to speak out your idea” The Productized Podcast is produced by Productized — a series of interviews with product innovators, successful makers, and entrepreneurs. We hope those who listen to the ideas on this show are inspired to productize. Want to be a part of the Productized community? Sign up for our newsletter here.